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    Call for Papers | “Sport, Development, and Peace”, Special Issue of Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice | Call ends August 15, 2020

    This special issue of Peace Review seeks to investigate the current social, cultural, political, and scholarly discourse around sports, development, and peace in a global context. How has sport been deployed as a tool for strengthening social ties and networks, for promoting ideals of peace, fraternity, solidarity, non-violence, tolerance, and justice? How is sport an “instrument” for peace? How does sport contribute to development?

    Peace and Sport Newsletter, October 2014

    “Peace and Sport, L’Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport” (known as Peace and Sport) was founded in 2007 by Modern Pentathlon Olympic medallist and world champion Joel Bouzou, who is the current President of the organization. It works for sustainable peace, throughout the world. To achieve this, it promotes the practice of structured sport and sporting values to educate young generations...

    Call for Papers | Special Issue of International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing: “Sport-for-Development and Peace Theory Building and Program Development”

    Guest Editor: Jon Welty Peachey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA According to the International Platform on Sport and Development (IPSD, n.d.), there are currently 572 sport-for-development and peace (SFDP) organisations registered globally as of Summer 2014. On 6 April, 2014 the first International Day of Sport for Development and Peace was declared by the United Nations, which has long recognised...

    Call for Papers | 3rd International Conference on Science Culture and Sport, Sarajevo May 24, 2014

    We are proud to announce the 3rd International Conference on Science Culture and Sport, under the theme “Sport and Culture as Powerful Means to Achieve Social Understanding and Peace”. After two successful editions of our international conferences in Ankara (2012) and in Antalya (2013), now we will visit one of the most attracting cities of the world, Sarajevo, a magnificent city,...

    Research Report: Sport & Peace: Mapping the Field by Sarah J. Hillyer et.al.

    Supported by a partnership between Generations For Peace and the Georgetown University Masters of Arts Programme in Conflict Resolution, this report highlights findings from a one-year international mapping project conducted to identify promising practices in the design, implementation, and evaluation of Sport for Peace programmes. Sarah Hillyer served as the 2011 HM King Abdullah II of Jordan Generations For...

    Call for Papers | Special Issue of Sport in Society: Girls, International Development and the Politics of Sport

    Guest Editors Dr. Megan Chawansky, University of Brighton, m.chawansky@brighton.ac.uk Dr. Lyndsay Hayhurst, University of British Columbia, lyndsay.hayhurst@ubc.ca Overview Drawing on dominant claims of the positive benefits of sport and physical activity, a growing number of sport for international development and peace (SDP) projects seek to empower ‘marginalized’ girls and young women in the global South. Sport may be a new approach to help...

    Olympism for Humanity (O4H)

    The International Olympic Academy and the Conflict Resolution Program of the Department of Government at Georgetown University are proud to announce the inauguration of Olympism for Humanity (O4H), a global venture that aims to advance Olympism, Peacebuilding  & International Development Scholarship & Practice. The first step of O4H is the Olympia Praxis Summer Program, a professional development training opportunity to be held in Ancient Olympia, Greece from June 23-July...
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